General Services utilizes eco-friendly landscaping practices including incorporating native plants, planting trees, and ensuring there is green space for visitors to enjoy. Many facilities have stormwater control measures, such as rain gardens and bio-retention ponds, which provide a place for storm water capture and filtration. These attractive natural areas also provide animal habitat and a space for people to walk and relax.

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  • Nashville Loves Its Trees

    Trees are one of the most integral components of the urban landscape. Trees sequester carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, improve air quality, reduce soil erosion by catching precipitation in their leaf canopies, and lower air temperatures in urban areas – among many other things.


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